I’ve been thinking about my mum today. She died in 2018 of old age. I was doing the 100 things list where you think about a subject and try to write 100 words or sentences to do with the subject. Repetition is allowed. As you get towards the higher numbers you dig deep into yourContinue reading “A poem for mother.”
I’m reminded of the time I was a Goodfella and we had a gang meeting.There was Micky EyesME “What’s up fella”Pete the KillerPtK “I took care of that thing for you”Sally Balls’ brother Fat AndyFA “Salute”And Jimmy Ninety Two Times. He got that name because he said everything 92 timesJ92x “I’m going to get theContinue reading “He’s one of us, he’s a Goodfella.”
As part of my plan to combat my increasing withdrawal and depression I’m putting together a list of jobs to do around the house. I’m hoping that getting in to a routine and achieving something every day will help. Having a look on Pinterest to get a little help with ideas was an eye opener!Continue reading “You must live like animals!”
Inspired by the night time ritual with my children. “A glass of milk, alone, is a splendid treat. A biscuit, solo, tastes oh so sweet. There must have been a time when milk and biscuit were sister and brother because when taken together they complement one another. Just before bed they can help you sleep.”Continue reading “Milk and a biscuit. A poem.”
This is a poem by the Irish comedian Spike Milligan. I first saw it in his book “The Little Pot Boiler”. This poem has always stuck in my mind after first reading it around 1977. Return to Sorrento “I must go down to the sea again; to the lonely sea and the sky; I leftContinue reading “Return to Sorrento. A poem.”
Please Mrs. Sasquatch tell me why your feet are so big? Please Mrs. Sasquatch tell me where you buy your shoes? Living in the woods you would need a stout walking boot. Or maybe a Wellington up to your knee. Then if you stood on a broken branch or sharp twig. It wouldn’t hurt youContinue reading “Oh Mrs. Sasquatch”
I’m a huge fan of Terry Pratchett, may he rest in peace, and a huge fan of Douglas Adams, may he rest in peace, and I quite like Jasper Fford, bless him. Can anyone recommend any other modern comedic writers?
In and out and up and down and twice around and through. This is how far I’d go to show my love for you.
I like poetry mostly. I like funny poems best. I was introduced to Spike Milligan’s work when I was about 10 years old and enjoyed it a lot. I find, these days, I don’t have enough time for reading of anything so I intend to change that. I thought of a friend I haven’t seenContinue reading “Poetry, an attempt.”
The last of my Christmas Day yeti musings. YouTube video